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Local nonprofit helps students and teachers get ready for school

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina has been supporting teachers and revving up its school-bound Littles in many of the 18 mountain counties that it serves.

From Murphy to Morganton, BBBSWNC has been organizing “Go Back Big” activities to help “Bigs” get their “Littles” ready for and excited about the beginning of classes. At “Milkshakes for Matches,” Littles and their Bigs in Henderson County made bracelets and set goals for the school year. Throughout 18 mountain counties, Bigs have been voicing, texting, and emailing their Littles encouragements to do their best this school year.

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